Category Archives: Western Rite Orthodoxy

Benefits of Western Rite Orthodoxy

I believe Western Rite Orthodoxy, properly practiced, has a great deal to offer both to the Church (internally) and to the world (externally). Properly understood and practiced, Western Rite Orthodoxy touches some Western people evangelistically in ways that the Eastern … Continue reading

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Heaven is where Jesus Feeds Us

This homily was preached on Wednesday evening, October 31, 2012, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ Epistle Reading:  Revelation 7:2-12 Gospel Reading:  Matthew 5:1-12 “Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord . … Continue reading

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Orthodox Lent: East & West

This chart offers an overview of how the Orthodox Church celebrates the season of Lent, according to both the Eastern Rite and the Western Rite: Preparation for Lent: Western Rite Eastern Rite Sunday of Zaccheus Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee … Continue reading

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